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Baseball's Sad Lexicon

These are the saddest of possible words:
Tinker to Evers to Chance.
Trio of Bear-cubs, fleeter than birds,
Tinker to Evers to Chance.
Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble,
Making a Giant hit into a double --
Words that are weighty with nothing but trouble:
Tinker to Evers to Chance.

by Franklin Pierce Adams

Comments (2)

There's always killjoys in every sport. Man O'War had his Upset!
Tinker to Evers to Change...... wonderfully composed poem.....10++++++++